Tas Land Conservancy - Poets and Painters Celebrating Big Punchbowl

The Big Punchbowl Reserve is 244 hectares of waterways and bushland on the Freycinet Peninsula purchased by the Tasmanian Land Conservancy in 2016. 

During the spring and summer months of 2016-17, nine poets and nine painters immersed themselves in The Big Punchbowl Reserve. In pairs, they have witnessed nature, then collaboratively crafted work. The results show The Big Punchbowl through a new artistic lens.

You are invited to join the TLC and curators Pete Hay and Carol Bett at the exhibition launch of the seventh Poets and Painters collaboration.

Experience the reserve through the work of eminent artists and writers:

  • Sarah Day and Raymond Arnold
  • Edith Speers and David Keeling
  • Adrienne Eberhard and Sue Lovegrove
  • Jan Colville and Lucienne Rickard
  • James Charlton and Joan Ross
  • Greg Lehman and Imants Tillers
  • Lyn Reeves and Megan Walch
  • Louise Oxley and Thornton Walker
  • Ben Walter and Richard Wastell

The exhibition will be launched by Professor Jamie Kirkpatrick, followed by readings from participating poets.

RSVPs are requested and can be made through EVENTBRITE.


Exhibition Dates

  • Moonah Arts Centre, 23 - 27 Albert Rd, Moonah – 28 July to 19 August 
  • Bett Gallery, 369 Elizabeth St, North Hobart – 31 August – 18 September

Poetry readings

  • Moonah Arts Centre – 29 July, 3pm
  • Bett Gallery – 16 September, 3pm


July 28, 2017 at 6:00pm - 8pm
Moonah Arts Centre
23-27 Albert Rd
Moonah, Tasmania 7009
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